ARITON, Ala. (WDHN) — The Extra Point Player of the Year award for the 2021 season goes to Ariton running back Jordan Smith!

Smith rushed for 1,469 yards on 184 carries and 22 touchdowns for the Purple Cats this season.

The junior had five catches for 55 yards and one touchdown as well as one punt return for an 87 yard touchdown!

Smith’s success helped his team to an incredible season going 9-1 and finishing second in the region.

“It was a team effort for real,” Smith said. “My line helped me get my yards and my touchdowns so I had a successful regular season. Trying to look forward to being good in the playoffs too.”

The Purple Cats host LaFayette on Friday night in the first round of playoffs.